What is another word for Rico Act?

12 synonyms found


[ ɹˈiːkə͡ʊ ˈakt], [ ɹˈiːkə‍ʊ ˈakt], [ ɹ_ˈiː_k_əʊ ˈa_k_t]

The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act is a federal law that targets organized crime and other criminal enterprises. There are several synonyms for the term "RICO Act," including the Organized Crime Control Act (OCCA) and the National Racketeering Act (NRA). These laws allow prosecutors to charge individuals with a pattern of criminal activity, even if they have not committed a specific crime. Other related terms include the Hobbs Act, which prohibits the obstruction of commerce through extortion, and the Mann Act, which prohibits the transportation of individuals across state lines for immoral purposes. Overall, these laws serve as powerful tools to combat organized crime and corruption.

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The Rico Act, also known as the Illegal Immigration Reauthorization and Immigrant Worker Protection Act of 2008, is a United States federal law that reauthorized and amended the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). It was signed into law by President George W. Bush on July 27, 2008, and took effect on October 1, 2008.

The act expands the definition of an aggravated felony to make it a more serious crime, and creates a new category of aggravated felony - "sexual assault of a child".

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